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April Showers 2018

True to the saying, April brings forth a shower of new shows – featuring rousing revivals, musicals, imports, and new plays. Angels in America on Broadway Until now, I couldn’t imagine an interpretation of Angels in America as thrilling as the original 1993 Broadway production or the 2003 HBO miniseries. Yet, Marianne Elliott’s marvelous stage…

March: London x 3

Three exceptional productions shine on the London stages this spring. Network at the Royal National Theatre “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” You remember that famous war cry from Network, Paddy Chayevsky’s 1976 film about the power of television, don’t you? Well, it’s ringing out once more, this time…

February: A Cure for the Winter Blahs

February: A Cure for Winter Blahs  This month’s lively theatrical offerings made the year’s dreariest month fly by faster than ever.  Jerry Springer – The Opera, at Signature Theatre Center  If you think The Book of Mormon is “over the top,” wait till you see Jerry Springer – The Opera, The New Group’s sensational production…

Deck the Halls in December

Four new productions of striking form and colorful content deck the December stages. A Room in India at the Park Armory A French company is traveling the world, seeking to create relevant political theatre.   They find themselves stranded in India where their artistic director has had a breakdown (he’s climbed to the top of a…

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

THREE NEW TITLES COMING IN JANUARY! STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

October Offerings

This month, New York stages offer a wide range of dramatic experiences – from emotional catharsis to a Halloween-style fright to a Shakespearean romp. Tiny Beautiful Things at the Public Theatre Bring Kleenex – and prepare yourself for a turbulent ride. “Sugar” is back at the Public Theatre, giving advice to those in personal crisis….

Moliere’s Don Juan, translated & adapted by Stephen Wadsworth

Moliere’s Don Juan, translated & adapted by Stephen Wadsworth

This book invites the reader to consider the history of Moliere’s much-censored and oft-bowdlerized play “Don Juan,” and to imagine, through this version of its text, its original fire. Moliere’s wildly controversial script enjoyed exactly one performance before the censors and lobbyists started pulling it apart. This version supposes what could or might have been…

October Offerings

October Offerings It’s Halloween time, and they’re handing out theatrical treats on Broadway (as well as a few tricks). The Front Page at the Broadhurst Theatre The most anticipated show this fall is the revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s The Front Page at the Broadhurst Theatre. Co-authored by two former newspapermen, this old…

May Musicals

May Musicals Speaking of Broadway musicals, the spring season may not feature a newcomer like Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, the ground-breaking sensation that opened here last summer and just took eleven Tony Awards.  Still, there are some surprises and delights (as well as thrills and chills) to be found in wide range of new musicals and…

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